There are 9 ways to get from Sigiriya to Weligama by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Palugaswewa to Colombo Fort Express Train
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama Express Train / ...

$14 - $22

8 alternative options

Bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Dehiattakandiya to Matara Bus Station 35-1

$52 - $64

Taxi  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Weligama 182.1 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Sigiriya to Weligama 182.1 miles

$22 - $35

Taxi to Hatton, fly to Koggala  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Hatton
  2. Fly from Hatton (NUF) to Koggala (KCT) NUF - KCT

$94 - $289

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Hambantota, taxi  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Hambantota (HRI) KDZ - HRI
  3. Take a taxi from Hambantota to Weligama

$318 - $870

Fly Sigiriya to Colombo, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Sigiriya (GIU) to Colombo (CMB) GIU - CMB
  2. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama

$228 - $562

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Weerawila, taxi  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Weerawila (WRZ) KDZ - WRZ
  3. Take a taxi from Weerawila to Weligama

$433 - $765

Taxi to Katugastota, fly to Diyawanna Oya, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sigiriya to Katugastota
  2. Fly from Katugastota (KDZ) to Diyawanna Oya (DWO) KDZ - DWO
  3. Take the train from Colombo Fort to Weligama

$67 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sigiriya to Weligama is to train which costs Rs. 2300 - Rs. 3500 and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sigiriya to Weligama is to taxi and fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs Rs. 15000 - Rs. 47000.

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The distance between Sigiriya and Weligama is 222 km. The road distance is 291 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 11 min to get from Sigiriya to Weligama, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Sigiriya, Sri Lanka and Weligama, Sri Lanka?

You can take a train from Sigiriya to Weligama via Palugaswewa and Colombo Fort in around 9 h 11 min. Alternatively, National Transport Commission operates a bus from Sigiriya to Weligama once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Cinnamon Air
Website
cinnamonair.com
Flights from Hatton to Koggala
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $200
Flights from Katugastota to Hambantota
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $260
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Sigiriya to Colombo
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Katugastota to Weerawila
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Katugastota to Diyawanna Oya
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $550
Train operators
Sri Lanka Railways
Website
railway.gov.lk
Train from Palugaswewa to Colombo Fort
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$3 - $4
Train from Colombo Fort to Weligama
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eservices.railway.gov.lk
3rd Class
$1
2nd Class
$1 - $2
1st Class
$2 - $3
Bus operators
National Transport Commission
Phone
+94 011-2587372
Email
info@ntc.gov.lk
Website
ntc.gov.lk
Bus from Dehiattakandiya to Matara Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ntc.gov.lk
Standard
$2 - $3
Semi Lux
$3 - $4
AirCon
$4 - $5
Super Lux
$8
Other operators
Taxi from Sigiriya to Weligama
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Sri Derana
Phone
+94 81 4 915915
Website
sriderana.com

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